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For those who’ve never been, London’s Frieze Art Fair is a gigantic white circus tent over a labyrinth of cubicles stuffed with art of questionable cultural worth and varying socio-aesthetic potency, everything very expensive. But here’s your Frieze Art Fair experience in 6 seconds, exclusively from ANIMAL! It’s legit. Trying to cram all of this up […]

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For Munich’s public art project A Space Called Public, Turner Prize 2013 nominee David Shirgley has been invited to create “outdoor artistic interventions” within the city. And so, Shrigley is creating a shrine to Michael Jackson’s beloved pet monkey Bubbles. The proposed shrine will sit not far from an existing monument to the “King of Pop.” Shrigley eloquently explains that […]

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And the Turner Prize 2013 nominees are in! The prize, organized by the Tate Gallery, is “UK’s most prestigious contemporary art award,” according to Tate.org. The winner gets $38,000 and everyone else on the shortlist gets $8,000. Also, This year, David Fucking Shrigley has been nominated. Also, these people: The nominees are: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye for “Extracts […]

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“My gallery decided not to show this at Basel for fear of offending Americans. I don’t think they would have minded,” artist David Shrigley tweeted earlier about his drawing of Osama Bin Laden, captioned with “He Believed That He Was Doing the Right Thing.” […]

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Here’s a radio clip of artist David Shrigley delivering a brutal rip to Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago’s Millenium Park. See, Kapoor hates it when you call it “a bean.” It looks like a bean. Ha-ha. Albeit — “wanky!” — that’s a bit catty, David. How does the young artist primarily known for [viciously hilarious, brilliant] […]

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“How are you feeling?” David Shrigley asks from his billboard by the High Line at West 18th. Not so good, apparently. The artist for whom I hold an unprofessional level of admiration erected a monument to universal bad feelings. Who isn’t “insecure” and “trapped,” right? There are two primary ways to experience this piece as you stroll down […]

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Why, hello again, David Shrigley! What’s this? An artist studio visit from Stussy, is it? Wherein you laugh charmingly about how your drawing style hit its apex at 6? Right, right. Let’s watch this video and delve into Shrigley’s artistic practice and development. And his e-e-eyes… […]

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David Shrigley is a fucked up gentleman in the most wonderful way and frankly, I’m obsessed with him. He’s really an artist, but it all bleeds into genres of animation and books and his big upcoming solo show at the Hayward Gallery is better previewed by this trailer. […]

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